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Freedom of Information Officer - NHS

City of London, England
Up to £42.04 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Interim Freedom of Information Officer - NHS
Location: London
Duration: 3 months
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Rate: £42.04 per hour

About the Role:
Our client, a prominent NHS Trust in London, is seeking an Interim Freedom of Information Officer for a 3-month contract. This essential role involves ensuring the Trust complies with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Key Responsibilities:
* Manage and respond to FOI requests promptly within the statutory timeframe.
* Provide advice and guidance to FOI/EIR applicants on accessing Trust information.
* Collaborate with various departments to gather necessary information and draft responses.
* Support staff in understanding their FOI roles and responsibilities.
* Ensure compliance with FOI and EIR legislation, raising non-compliance issues as necessary.
* Maintain and update the Trust's publication scheme and disclosure log.
* Assist in the preparation and management of patient and public information.
* Participate in Information Governance team activities and meetings.

What We're Looking For:
* Experience handling FOI requests and compliance.
* Strong organizational and communication skills.
* Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external stakeholders.
* Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
* Proactive approach to managing and improving information governance.

WHY WORK WITH PRACTICUS? We've been supporting the NHS with the provision of senior interims since 2004. We care about what we do as much as you care about what you do. If you feel you could help my client and the many people whose lives would be improved and enriched by the successful delivery of this portfolio, then I'd absolutely love to hear from you.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to Andrew Panos, via the apply now button. If you have the relevant experience, then join us and make a significant impact on transparency and communication within this NHS Trust.

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